Maintangk

Maintangk lies south of the Ngarrindjeri-type (Narrinyeric) languages on the south east coast of the state. It lies north of the Bunganditj language and west of the Bodaruwitj language.

AIATSIS id : S.14

VARIATIONS

Djadjala (used by AIATSIS), Dyadyala, Meindangg (used by AIATSIS), Meindangk (used by AIATSIS), Meintangk, Meintank, Mootatunga, Painbali (a Tanganekald term), Paintjunga (group at Penola), Pinchunga, Pinejunga, Wepulprap (i.e., 'southern people' of the Tanganekald, term applied to more than one group), Wergaia.

 DISCLAIMER:  The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the  AIATSIS  website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

DISCLAIMER:

The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

+ Reference and Source Archive

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), (born1900-died1993). 1931-1934. ‘Journal of Researches in the South East of S. Australia by Norman B. Tindale. Volume I.’ [Held in the Tindale Collection at the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/1/33/1 ['Notes from Ethel Watson of Meitangk tribe', 10 September 1930 (pp.84-91). Includes approx. 37 Meintangk words, 14 words of the 'Kingston Tribe' and 3 words of the 'Coorong language'.]]

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934-1940. ‘Journal of Researches in the South East of S. Australia by Norman B. Tindale. Volume II.’ [Held in the Tindale Collection at the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/1/33/2 ['Meintangki, Notes from Kingston Tribe, S.E. of S. Aust'. The notes were related to Tindale by W. Tapfield Sn. 17 May 1937. Includes George Bates rendition of 'Turtle and the Snake' and sociological notes (p.101); Pasted carbon typescript copies with Tindale's 'Songs by Milerum', annotated with diacritics. 'Meintangk Answer to the Tatiara Song'.]]

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), c.1931 - c.1991. ‘Vocabularies M-P.’ [Held in the Tindale Collection at the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/1/19 [Sources: Alf Watson and Milerum (aka Clarence Long); mostly place names.]]

TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), 1931 - c.1991. ‘English of S.E. of S.A. Vocabularies.’ [Held in the Tindale Collection at the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/1/21 [Some entries.]]

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